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  1. Gentrax 3.5Kw Inverter Generator Issues

    Generator Forum
    Hi all, I'm having issues with an old generator of mine (see title). It idles fine and runs certain devices no worries, however other items it starts to choke (not sure if it's a fuel or air issue). I'm after advice on what I should do. More details are below, cheers for looking. Details: It...
  2. Generator Engine Swap 10hp to 16hp help?

    Generator Forum
    Hello everyone. New here but not to small engine work. I need a little help and sorry if this has been asked. I couldn't find any info on this subject. I have a Briggs 5550/8550 max generator with a 10hp Briggs engine. I want to swap the engine to a Duramax 16hp or similar 420cc engine. The...
  3. Standby Generator and Standby Recepticle

    Generator Forum
    Hey group! I am a question about setting up a redundant system. On my house I have a Generac standby generator that had a circuit board go out during our outage in hurricane Laura. Not a huge deal, but the generator went down when we needed it most. My question is this to the group: Does...
  4. Portable generator replacement GFCI

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    Can I replace the 20A GFCI outlet on my portable generator with any 20A outdoor rated GFCI outlet I can find at a box store or do I need one specially "certified" for generator use? The same generac receptacle that I am replacing costs roughly $80, which seems like a lot since I can get an...
  5. [Academic] Portable Generator Survey

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    This is a survey I'm using to help influence design thinking for my Industrial Design Class, and would be very beneficial in my research! If you have the time I'd love to hear what people have to say! Here's the link to the survey: Portable Generator Survey All questions are OPTIONAL, if you...
  6. New guy with a generator wattage issue!

    Generator Forum
    Hey guys new to the forum and my issue is this. I bought 2 2300/1800 watt inverter generators to run my 5th wheel in parallel to replace the 2 2000/1600 watts that I had. They are the same manufacturer ipower. The 2000’s I had before would run the ac in my trailer fine but the 2300’s won’t kick...
  7. Standby Generator Procedures During Hurricane

    Generator Forum
    I'm in SE Texas and hurricane Laura is the first major storm since I had a Generac G0070432 (22KW/999 GUARD+200A SE T/SW AL) standby generator installed. I'm also new to hurricanes in general, so I had a couple of questions before it hits tomorrow night. Is it OK for the generator to run...
  8. Generator requirement question

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    I need 80 amps at 120 V and wanted to rent a MQ-Power DCA10SPX 10kw Generator. In the manual below at page 22 it says it is able to provide 40 x 2 amps at 100V, however at page 16 is says the main circuit breaker is 45 amps. I don't understand how it can provide 2 x 40 amps if the circuit...
  9. Air Compressor / Generator

    Air Compressor Forum
    Hello Everyone, I'm in the market to get a decent sized compressor to run air tools. Due to the nature of my living circumstances (moving multiple times, current landlord not okay with me rewiring to 220v, etc...), I am unable to get a 220V outlet setup at my house. Is it at all possible (and...
  10. Predator 3500 Watt Generator

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    My Predator 3500 watt generator got damaged in an accident. Where can I find some structure replacement parts? I searched Harbor Freight site, but it look like they only offer a few replacement parts. I need structural parts.
  11. Question on Powermate 3KW Generator

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    I have a circa 1997 Coleman Powermate 3KW generator (model PM0523001) with a problem. During recent blackout it was running fine and then the idle speed suddenly cut way down before stalling. I had problems restarting until I turned the idle screw down to the maximum setting. Now it...
  12. Honda GX390 - Can somebody please help

    Generator Forum
    I was just recently looking online for a generator. I came across one on Facebook, so I messaged them and they sent me this picture. Can somebody help me identify the specific model because I can't find it online.
  13. Parallel Windings

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    Technical question here. Just picked up a Homelite EH4000HDC. 3600 running watts. The unit has a 240v plug, and two standard 120v plugs. Two hot windings, each feeding one of the 120v plugs (for 15A each) and each feeding one side of the 240V plug (for a total of 15A). Would it be possible, to...
  14. Reputable Parts retailer for UST GG7500N CARB muffler

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    Hi All, I'm looking for a good parts retailer for the replacement of the CARB Muffler on my GG7500N , has anyone contacted UST before directly to order replacement parts? https://www.manualslib.com/manual/1043375/Ust-Gg7500n-Series.html?page=25#manual
  15. Is it advisable to extend the portable generator's exhaust?

    Generator Forum
    Hi guys! I need your advise and help. I have purchased a metal flexi pipe from a local store and attached that with my generator's existing exhaust muffler. I have installed my generator in my empty and abondand store room and also using a exhaust fan for air circulation. The length of the...
  16. 240 volts from paralleled inverter generators?

    Generator Forum
    Hi, I'm here for help solving the problem of suppling a 240v, 45amp kiln off the grid. The catch is, we can't just use a large portable generator. So, can you put three or more inverter generators in parallel? can you get 240 volts out of paralleled 120volt inverter generators? Is there...
  17. Honda Eb 1400x generator

    Generator Forum
    Hey guys, new to the site. I recently did a tree job and they home owner sent me this picture after the fact and told me I could take this generator, supposedly its older and had lots of use but still works (just needs a pull cord). My question is why can I not find anything on this particular...
  18. Champion generator 100111

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    Hello i have a 100111 Champion model and ive been looking for an air filter and fuel filter for this thing and cannot find them. In the operators manual it provides part number 100275 (air filter) and 122.070300.03 (fuel filter). Engine model is an milwuakee series ohv commercial v-twin 23.0 HP...
  19. Briggs 190000 Service Manual?

    Generator Forum
    Briggs 190000 horizontal-shaft 8hp, in a Coleman Powermate 4kw gen. Does anyone have a service manual PDF or procedure for factory settings on governor linkage, brackets, carb, etc? Customer brought the unit in pieces and would like to set everything back to factory if possible. Model: 197412...